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Romanian scammers jailed for three years

Romanian scammers jailed for three years

| 22/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Two men involved in an “international criminal conspiracy” and scam perpetrated against local banks with cloned credit cards were handed three year jail terms Thursday. Roland Pop (40) and Ianaca Vlismas (39) received four and half years for their part in the scam, in which the judge estimated they could have stolen as much […]

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Radio host dodges sanction in assault case

Radio host dodges sanction in assault case

| 22/05/2015 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Austin Harris, the host of local radio station Rooster’s breakfast show “Crosstalk”, walked away from court not only without any sanction but no conviction either, Thursday, despite admitting to assaulting his former girlfriend. Harris pleaded guilty but said he could not remember anything as he said he was so drunk. The talk show personality […]

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Visiting teenager on road to recovery

Visiting teenager on road to recovery

| 22/05/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): A 17-year-old boy from Virginia who was struck by a local bus when he was crossing the West Bay Road last month is on the mend, his mother has told the local media in his home state. Harrison Zierenberg is now able to talk but he is still suffering the effects of brain damage […]

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Enquiry opened over gun on school bus

Enquiry opened over gun on school bus

| 21/05/2015 | 13 Comments

(CNS): A teenager from John Gray High School is the subject of a police investigation after reports that he may have been carrying a firearm on a school bus. Officials from the education ministry have confirmed that an “incident occurred” recently on a public school bus, although they have refused to state that a firearm […]

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Returning fugitive arrested on return to Cayman

Returning fugitive arrested on return to Cayman

| 20/05/2015 | 10 Comments

(CNS): A local man who was wanted by police in connection with outstanding charges was arrested at the weekend when he arrived back in the Cayman Islands on a British Airways flight on Discovery Day. An RCIPS spokesperson said that at around 6:19pm Monday evening (18 May) the man was arrested at the Owen Roberts […]

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Resident finds cocaine on Little Cayman beach

Resident finds cocaine on Little Cayman beach

| 20/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): An undisclosed amount of cocaine was washed ashore on Little Cayman this weekend and found by a resident of the island. Police said that around 8:30am on Monday 18 May, uniformed officers in Little Cayman were contacted by a resident about a suspicious package on the beach of Point of Sands. Police said that […]

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Woman found guilty in Romanian card scam

Woman found guilty in Romanian card scam

| 19/05/2015 | 9 Comments

(CNS): A Romanian woman accused of being a conspirator in a scheme to steal money by cloning credit cards was found guilty of criminal possession Monday when the verdict was delivered in the Grand Court. Mariana Opriniou was tried on two counts, and while Justice Michael Mettyear found the woman was knowingly in possession of […]

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Murder witness harassed to lie

Murder witness harassed to lie

| 19/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A crown witness made it clear that she had not seen Jose (Peto) Sanchez with a gun on the night that Solomon (Solly) Webster was shot and killed during a fight in Miss Daisy Lane last September in West Bay, despite what she was told to say. Rachelyn Bush told the court when she […]

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